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High School Sports

  • ERA's Graves moves on to college level soccer

    BRIGHTON -- Camden Graves, a senior at Eagle Ridge Academy in Brighton, signed his letter of intent to play soccer at Sterling College April 18.

    The school is in Kansas. The signing took place in Graves' home.

    "I have a couple of friends who go there," Graves said. "I visited (nearby) Tabor College and Sterling. Sterling was so welcoming to me. The coach (Brandon Ponchak) was amazing. He welcomed me with open arms. The campus was great. When I walked on, I said, 'This is the one.'"

  • UPDATE: Postponements galore, thanks to snow

    BRIGHTON -- Here's a list of make-up dates for games snowed out April 16-17

    Track and field: The 27J relay meet at Brighton High School was postponed to May 4.

    Girls soccer: Prairie View @ Westminster, 6:30 p.m., April 27. Brighton @ Northglenn, Five Star Stadium, East 92nd Avenue and Washington Street, 7 p.m, April 20. No word on a new make-up date for Prairie View's game at Legend. It was snowed out a second time April 18.

  • Ex-BHS swimmer helps CU to swimming crown

    ATLANTA -- Former Brighton High School swimmer Grant Shibao was part of the East Coast Championship swim team this season. It was CU's ninth such title.

    He swam the individual medley, the breast stroke and freestyle events. Including the 400-meter medley relay and the 200- medley relay.

  • Prairie View routs Hinkley on the diamond

    Jonathan Maness, Sports Correspondent

    HENDERSON — After a slow start, the Prairie View baseball team is starting to come around. 

  • Girls Soccer: Brighton gets elusive win over Thornton

    THORNTON — Thornton High School goalkeeper Athena Gallegos could have sued Brighton’s team for assault or her team for lack of support April 10.

    During the second half, the Bulldogs bombarded the freshman goalie with 18 unanswered shots. Gallegos stopped eight of them. But once BHS freshman Jenna Maxwell poked a corner kick into the net with 11 minutes to go, the dam burst.

  • BHS track/field: Gomez wins twice at TJ Twilight meet

    DENVER -- Brighton's Kiana Gomez doubled up on wins at the Thomas Jefferson Twilight meet April 10.

    She captured first place in the girls 100-meter hurdles in a time of 15.28 seconds. She also won the long jump (17-11)

    Erika White, who finished third in the 300-meter hurdles (49.51) was sixth in the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 17.1.

  • PV track and field: Severance winds up third in high jump at Mullen Adidas meet

    DENVER -- Skyler Severance of Prairie View finished third in the high jump at the Mullen Adidas Runners Roost track meet April 10. His top height was 6 feet 4 inches.

    Zach Peterson finished fifth in the discus. His top throw measured 109-6 1/2. Skyler Severance was eighth in the shot put with a top throw of 36-5 1/2.

    Prairie View's 4-by-100-meter relay team took eighth place. Donovan Otero, Zach Peterson, Tavish Whelan and Rj Ramirez finished in a time of 44.28 seconds.

  • Todd set to take softball skill to Bethany College

    BRIGHTON — Eagle Ridge Academy student and Brighton High School softball player Jalena Todd wanted to go to a small, Christian college.

    She got her wish. Todd signed a letter of intent with Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., for the Eagle Ridge student body April 6.

  • Parker steps down as PVHS girls basketball coach

    BRIGHTON – Rachel Parker, who spent the past six years in charge of the girls basketball program at Prairie View High School, stepped aside this week.

    Parker delivered her first child at the end of February. 

    "I didn't think I could balance being a coach and a mom and do either one effectively," she said on Facebook. "I chose the Mom gig."

  • Coaches: Impact of new Colorado prep football rules will vary

    AURORA — The decision to cut the number of available quarters for high school football players may not mean a lot to area varsity programs.

    In January, the Colorado High School Activities Association decided to cap the number of quarters of play during a 10-game season to 52. It used to be 56.